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Leo Lin (Year 12) reflects on his recent QUT STEM Internship

Date:July 23, 2020

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Principals Blog: Edition 3, 2020

Date:June 15, 2020

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TAS News

FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 1, 2017.

Date: March 7, 2017    Posted by: Alana Ripepi

Over 270 students competed in the first round of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships on the 2 March.  This is a new record for Term One.

The enjoyment, application and enthusiasm of our team was easily recognisable at the tournament.  We are proud of the good sportsmanship shown by our team members whether they win or lose.

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Highlights are listed below:

Primary A Grade (13 teams with 49 players)

Team Results

Second TAS WRJ Bosel: Jackson Bosel, Ethan Lewis, Marcus Carruthers and Andrew Robertson

Third TAS WRJ Lane: Angus Lane, William Bennetts, Vinuka Gamage and Kano Thomson

Individual Results

Second Place Jackson Bosel


Primary B Grade (20 teams with 74 players)

Team Results

Second TAS WRJ Chen: James Nguyen, Myuri Gopalapillai, Joanna Chen and Ruth Ecube

Third TAS WRJ Collard: Jack O’Neill, Fredy Collard, Georgia Clague and Isabella Bosel

Individual Results

First Place James Nguyen


Primary C Grade (14 Teams with 52 players)

Team Results

First Place TAS WRJ Swanston: Thomas Hayward, Rauri Swanston, Archie Reid and Matilda Hancock

Second Place TAS KBJ Galea: Rhys Stevens, Jon Galea, Gerrit Krynan and Valentina Oberdan

Individual Results

First Place Rhys Stevens

Fourth Place Thomas Hayward

Secondary Open (27 teams with 98 players)

Team Results

Fifth Place TAS Robertson: Lam Nguyen, Bea Ecube, Aiden Matthews and Matthew Roberstson

Individual Results

Fourth Place Paris Lam Nguyen



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